Project Manager

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Date Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017
Job Location: Tampa, FL
Pay Rate: Competitive
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Duration: Permanent
Required Skills: Project Manager

Job Description:

Job Description

Kforce has a client seeking a Project Manager in the Tampa, Florida (FL) area.

Job Responsibilities:
* Manage projects through the application of generally accepted project management principles, based in PMI disciplines
* Manage the project budget, including assistance with the business case, project estimates, and management to the approved spend
* Develop comprehensive work schedules and to drive project execution to the schedule
* Manage the project scope, including the creation of quality business requirements, functional requirements, and the application of a stringent change control process
* Appropriately resource the project, through collaboration with impacted development managers, business managers, test managers, risk managers, architecture managers, and governance personnel within the Business Management Office
* Ensure the quality of the project through the management and control of project test results, and through the enforcement and execution of quality checkpoints and the formal sign-off of key project artifacts
* Coordination and communication between key project stakeholders, including planning meetings, execution meetings, and the creation of standardized project reporting
* Responsible for risk management and control, including the ongoing process of risk identification, and the development of appropriate risk response plans
* Provide mentoring to junior PMs

The points below have been carefully considered as being essential for the role. The candidate's background must accurately reflect all of these, with or without a reasonable accommodation, for the application to be considered.

Required Skills:
* Minimum of seven years of Project Manager experience leading technology software development projects in large, complex development environments with multiple types of development platforms; such as COBOL, UNIX and .NET
* Minimum of five years of Project Manager experience concurrently leading multiple software development projects of various sizes between 1,000 and 10,000 hours of development
* Minimum of five years of Project Manager experience leading geographically distributed and culturally diverse work-groups
* Proficiency in the use of standard Project Management scheduling software, such as Microsoft Project, Workbench, or equivalent

Preferred Skills:
* Applicable experience as a Project Manager of technology software projects in one or more Fortune 100 companies
* A demonstrated history of organization development, including the building of processes and tools to assist in the management of projects
* PMP or equivalent certification in Project Management disciplines
* Experience managing project including vendor and consulting resources
* A demonstrated ability to consistently provide confident project leadership through the acceptance of full delivery accountability and the ability to influence upstream and peer group managers, as needed, to ensure successful project delivery
* Awareness of PMI, CMM and Six Sigma Methodologies and Standards
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Ability to develop strong client relationships

Transferable Skills:
* Ability to work in a fast paced environment
* Ability to multi-task
* Good communication skills

About Kforce: Technology

Kforce is a professional staffing and solutions firm specializing in the technology areas of functional and business management, systems applications development, enterprise data management and infrastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to “Great People = Great Results” and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce continues to look for experienced technology professionals to join our team of great people! Learn more about Kforce technology jobs at

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Kforce Inc
1001 E. Palm Ave.
Tampa, FL 33605

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